A New Approach to the Right to Privacy

Rachel Oda (PO ’20)  Guest Contributor  A New Approach to the Right to Privacy    The right to privacy, properly understood, is not a shaky cluster of rights, but rather a single, fundamental right that forms the basis of our autonomy. It is a right to one’s person and to control one’s person. I argue it serves…

The Price of Privacy

Isabel Simon (PO ’18) In October 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) under the Obama Administration voted to require that broadband providers (Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, etc.) get permission from users before collecting and selling their private information. The requirements were set to take effect later this year. On March 28th, Congress voted 215-to-205 along party…